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Critical Theory

Current State and Future Prospects

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Published by Berghahn Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Topics in philosophy,
  • 21st century,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Political,
  • Critical theory,
  • Social Science,
  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology,
  • Movements - Existentialism,
  • Congresses,
  • Anthropology - Cultural

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter Uwe Hohendahl (Editor), Jaimey Fisher (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8732315M
    ISBN 101571812350
    ISBN 109781571812353


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